Aphorisms by author: Miguel de Cervantes

The foolish sayings of the rich pass for wise saws in society.
By theme : Society
A good name is better than bags of gold.
By theme : Thought Wisdom
The reputation of a woman may also be compared to a mirror of crystal, shining and bright, but liable to be sullied by every breath that comes near it.
By theme : Women
One shouldn`t talk of halters in the hanged man`s house.
By theme : Behavior
Time ripens all things; no man is born wise.
By theme : Time Wisdom
He who loses wealth loses much; he who loses a friend loses more; but he that loses his courage loses all.
By theme : Thought Wisdom
The knowledge of yourself will preserve you from vanity.
By theme : Behavior Knowledge Psychology
There is no greater folly in the world than for a man to despair.
By theme : Men Stupidity
A man dishonored is worse than dead.
By theme : Behavior Person
Man appoints and God disappoints.
By theme : Wisdom
That which costs little is less valued.
By theme : Life
Men have to have friends even in hell.
By theme : Friendship Relations
To be prepared is half the victory.
By theme : Behavior Psychology
Our greatest foes, and whom we must chiefly combat, are within.
By theme : Person Psychology
All kinds of beauty do not inspire love; there is a kind, which only pleases the sight, but does not captivate the affections.
By theme : Beauty Love
Tell me what company you keep and I`ll tell you what you are.
By theme : Behavior Person
A person dishonored is worst than dead.
By theme : Person
Jests that give pains are no jests.
By theme : Behavior Relations
To withdraw is not to run away, and to stay is no wise action, when there`s more reason to fear than to hope.
By theme : Psychology Reason Wisdom
It is one thing to praise discipline, and another to submit to it.
By theme : Behavior Wisdom
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